Putting the iPhone XS in DFU mode may be necessary as a troubleshooting step in some situations to restore an iPhone Xs, iPhone X, iPhone XR or iPhone XS Max at www.miescapedigital.com we bring you this practical guide.
How to put the iPhone Xs in DFU mode
What is DFU mode?
It is a state of restoration of the device at a low level that allows an iPhone to be restored directly from the firmware, requires a Mac computer or Windows with updated iTunes.
Before starting, it should be clarified that DFU mode is for advanced users and specific troubleshooting scenarios in which an iPhone XS, XR or XS Max does not respond or is stuck in an unusual state. This is rarely necessary, the vast majority of users can simply restore an iPhone with iTunes as usual, or from a backup, without using DFU mode or recovery mode.
With DFU mode all iPhone data will be deleted.
How to put the iPhone XS in DFU mode
Follow all these steps and learn how to place the iPhone XS in DFU mode:
-Start iTunes on Mac or PC with Windows
-Connect the iPhone XS, XR, X or XS Max to the computer with iTunes using a USB cable
-Press the volume up button and release
-Press the volume down button and release
-Now press and hold the power button until the iPhone screen turns black, this usually takes about 10 seconds
-While holding down the power button, now press and hold both the power button and the volume down button for 5 seconds
-Release the Power button but continue pressing the button to decrease the volume for another approximately 10 seconds.
-iTunes should display an alert message that says “ITunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before you can use it with iTunes “, which indicates that the iPhone XS, XR or XS Max is now in DFU mode with iTunes, ready to be restored or updated as needed.
If you can't see, “ITunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You must restore this iPhone before you can use it with the iTunes message “, restart the process and follow the instructions carefully. Obviously, the steps are quite unusual, and following them exactly is necessary to correctly enter DFU mode.
If the iPhone screen turns on, or if you see a logo of Apple o iTunes on the iPhone screen, then the iPhone XS, XR or XS Max is not in DFU mode and should start over.
To restore an iPhone follow these steps:
To download the IPSW files visit this link
How to exit DFU mode
If you want to exit DFU mode without restoring the iPhone you can do it by following these steps:
-Press and release the volume up button
-Press and release the volume down button
-.Press and hold the Power button until the logo appears Apple on the screen
-This is essentially a forced restart of iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max and it works to escape DFU mode.
All iDevices can enter DFU mode for restoration, although the process of entering DFU mode is different depending on the device model.
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